Street Trading: Anambra Commissioner Whips Market Women, Traders…Pelted With Sachet Water

There is palpable anger in Anambra markets as the Anambra State Commissioner for Commerce, Industry, Market and Wealth Creation, Dr. Christian Madubuko, in a bid to decongest traders hawking at Sokoto Street near Onitsha Main Market horse-whipped traders embarking on Christmas auction sales. The Commissioner who stormed the market with thugs and DSS operatives engaged in a whipping spree in a bid to chase away the traders who were involved in Christmas auction. When newsmen went to Sokoto Street , the victims who included market women and other traders lamented…

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Two Dead As Cultists, Hausa Traders Fight In Delta

A fight that broke out at Cable Point Quarters in Asaba, Delta State on Tuesday night between some Hausa traders and a group of suspected cultists caused pandemonium. Three policemen were severely injured and two of the cultists feared killed in the fight, which broke out after a cult group allegedly attacked some Hausa traders over unknown differences. It was gathered that some shops within the area were allegedly looted and destroyed as residents scampered for their dear lives. Two vehicles were also destroyed. It was gathered that the fight was…

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No crisis in my Market- Onitsha Electronics Chairman … Denies N110m Fraud

Governor Willi Obiano Alphonsus Nweze,The chairman of Electronics Dealers  International Market, Onitsha, Chief Izuchukwu Okoye,  has said  there  has been no single crisis in his Market since the inception of his administration. Okoye who was refuting  erroneous publications in the media against his person as the chairman  of Electronics Market said the allegation of diversion of N110m was not only unfounded but baseless. Okoye said the allegations of  crisis or fraud  in the market only exist in the imagination of those who made it. He said the whole thing was…

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